Decapoda - Anomura - Porcellanidae - Pachycheles

Pachycheles sculptus (H. Milne Edwards, 1837)



World Distribution
Haig (1983 : 284), Osawa (2007 : 20) - Indo-ouest Pacifique. Mayotte, premier signalement, Europa, Seychelles, Mergui, Indonésie, Australie, Nouvelle-Calédonie, Japon, Tuamotu. Littoral à 180 m.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Hard bottom (rock and rubbles)

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-60 m

Mayotte data
Pachycheles sculptus - Mission KUW novembre 2009, st. 25, Ilot M'tzamboro, Pointe Sud, 15-20 m, 1 femelle 2,93x3,76 mm, MNHN-Ga7463. - BIOTAS 2009, Juan de Nova, outer-reef, st. JDN18, lot MEPA-00802 (nr)

Europa data
Pachycheles sculptus - Europa - BIORECIE, St. 8, 2 females, 1 broken and 2.7x3.2 mm (MNHN). Premier signalement.

New Caledonia data
Lagon 7 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW415 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Corail 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW84 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101
Corail 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW46 — Haig J, Musorstom 5, 144: 93-101

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Pachycheles sculptus - Haig, 1966: 287 (Tuamotu; same remark than for the previous species); 1983: 284 (Distribution only "Tuamotu"); 1992: 310 (Syn.). - Peyrot-Clausade, 1989: 115 (Moorea). - Poupin, 1996a: 20 (Checklist).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database